ENVIRONMENTAL DPL IN PERU: Lessons Learned. César Gamboa Balbín Executive Director Derecho, Ambiente y Recursos Naturales – DAR. Background. DPLs are instruments that can be very useful for high-risk environmental reforms
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ENVIRONMENTAL DPL IN PERU:Lessons Learned
César Gamboa Balbín
Derecho, Ambiente y Recursos Naturales – DAR
Therefore, socio-environmental conflicts …
An expert report on Conga, complementary to the Conga Mining Project’s EIA (Newmont) questions the quality of the EIA
Conga, La Granja, Michiquillay, Galeno, Pucamarca, Tía María, Río Blanco, Toquepala, Cañariaco and the other projects that have been stopped already add up to US$ 22 billion.
Loss of confidence in the approval of EIAs
A new institution was created that depends on the Ministry of the Environment and that has not yet begun to operate (2012). This has produced tension between sectors.
Peru’s National Service of Environmental Certification (SENACE) Law:
1.3 “SENACE is the entity responsible for reviewing and approving the Environmental Impact Assessments listed (…) except for the Environmental Impact Assessments listed that are expressly excluded by the Council of Ministers, which will be evaluated by the sector.”
Derecho Ambiente y Recursos Naturales, DAR